Posts tagged “Internet”

November 23, 2010

Premium Lock Network encryption gear firm CipherOptics raises $14M

The Raleigh-based venture-backed startup, which put a new management team in place a year ago, aims to raise another $3 million.

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November 23, 2010

Premium Lock Netflex goes with the flow - Streaming beating DVDs

So should you get rid of your DVD player? Maybe not yet. But it might be a good time to make sure your television can connect to the Internet. Both Netfliex and Hulu are embracing streaming technology for video.

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November 22, 2010

Premium Lock Week in review: A look back at LTW headlines

Week in review From Cisco's John Chambers talking with shareholders about earnings to Internet Summit 3 to MCNC's two-day event focused on broadband in N.C. - Find all that news and more in our look back at a busy week.

Updated November 19, 2010

Premium Lock Broadband has real impact for North Carolina communities

The Impacts of BTOP Millions of dollars have flowed into North Carolina this year to expand broadband access in rural and underserved areas of the state. A panel representing community anchor institutions at NCREN Community Day discussed how the work will impact libraries, health care, schools and others.

November 19, 2010

Premium Lock Internet Summit logs off as a big success

Internet Summit The two-day conference brought together an impressive list of industry participants, ranging from start-up entrepreneurs and early stage innovators to Internet pioneers and market leaders.

Updated November 17, 2010

Premium Lock Internet Summit 3 - A near sellout with jam-packed power lineup

Looking at the lineup this year, Southern Capitol Ventures and TechMedia are very proud of the conference's depth. Four separate tracks will run throughout the two day conference giving attendees a lot of choice in selecting topics that are most relevant to them.

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Updated November 15, 2010

Premium Lock Report: Facebook set to unveil Google 'Gmail killer'

Facebook Facebook has Google's mail app in its crosshairs, tech follower says.

November 15, 2010

Premium Lock Week in review: A look back at LTW headlines

Week in review Sixty posts from Cisco's earnings disappointment to Lenovo's latest strong quarter, new venture funding - and more. Catch up on the news.

Updated November 12, 2010

Premium Lock Extra! Extra! StatSheet brings automated coverage to sports

The Durham-based startup rolls out an automated web network - read robotic - offering sites for news and stats from all 345 NCAA Division I basketball teams. StatSheet also helps Wall Street Journal forecast next spring's March Madness field.

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November 12, 2010

Premium Lock It's clobbering time: Cisco shortfall an omen for tech world?

The network communication gear's stock takes a 16 percent hammering after it issues a gloomy outlook. Cisco is a soothsayer of sorts for the technology world because it is the world's No. 1 maker of computer networking equipment, and its quarterly results lag others' by a month, meaning it includes an extra month of sales that most other companies haven't reported yet. So will other tech companies suffer, too?

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November 10, 2010

Premium Lock Dex One to shut down Business.com as separate entity

Dex One The Cary-based provider of yellow pages and interactive advertising services paid $345 million for California-based company in 2007.

Updated November 10, 2010

Premium Lock Cisco shares dive 14% after earnings report

Cisco Systems Selloff occurs after CEO John Chambers says capital spending on networking gear did "moderate" in the most recent quarter. Revenue forecast also is below analysts' expectations.

November 10, 2010

Premium Lock Communications provider Bandwidth.com expands management team

Bandwidth.com Four executives join the Cary-based company, including former Kilpatrick Stockton law firm partner Chris Matton. He is Bandwidth.com's new general counsel.

Updated November 10, 2010

Premium Lock Early Christmas: Google awards employees 10% raises

Google  The raises are also the latest sign that Google expects to continue growing at a robust rate. The company has added 3,500 workers so far this year

November 10, 2010

Premium Lock Text this: Sex, drugs more common among hyper-texting teens

Texting  New study finds those who text at least 120 times a day are nearly three-and-a-half times more likely to have had sex than their peers who don't text that much. Hyper-texters were also more likely to have been in a physical fight, binge drink, use illegal drugs or take medication without a prescription.

November 10, 2010

Premium Lock Ask.com abandons its search engine fight with Google

The company is laying off nearly one third of its staff and closing two offices as it chooses to concentrate on answering search requests posted as questions rather than indexing websites.

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Updated November 9, 2010

Premium Lock Advertising sales fall 15% for Dex One in 'challenging' climate

Dex One The Cary-based advertising company reports a $391 million quarterly loss.

Updated November 9, 2010

Premium Lock Google unveils 'Instant Previews' - Snapshots for improving search

The search giant's new feature is meant to help people bypass websites that are either irrelevant or simply too visually cluttered for their tastes. It works for Google Web searches, as well as searches for news, video and local businesses.

Updated November 9, 2010

Premium Lock Attention, CEOs: New social browser RockMelt poses challenges

Analysis: RockMelt, whether it wins or loses, points us to where the Web is going. The low barriers to creating and sharing content are becoming no barriers to creating and sharing content. The user's reaction to a company website is literally two clicks away from being broadcast to her entire social graph.

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